Me no Doctor!

This here is a very interesting question from a pre-med who is sure he isn’t made out to be a doctor- I don’t want to be a doctor!- This has been further picked up and taken apart word by word and then some at the Sepia. I think everyone goes through these phase of life […]

Doctor’s Factory ?

It is a fact that a large number of Indian medical graduates leave India for abroad. US is the prefered destination followed by UK and Australia. Do you think that they should be barred from going out? The present Health Minister does think so. After the recent fracas and then strike by residents in AIIMS […]

Res Ipsa Loquitur

Doctor left a towel inside me, says 65-year-old. and from msn Leaving behind instruments and gauze pieces after operation is certainly not a healthy practice. Besides being an extra burden for the patient; the doctrine of Res Ipsa loquitor applies with regard to negligence by the medical practitioner. Ordinarily acts of omission and comission need […]

Good news for me

Now this is a welcome news for me. Published in this months Hepatology In an meta-analysis of 10 studies reviewed by Dr. Francesca Bravi from Milan’s Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche “Mario Negri” and colleagues included 2,260 cases of HCC. Collectively, the results showed a 41 percent reduction in the risk of liver cancer (or hepatocellular […]